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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      For competent riders, 2-5 hours, 30km of trails in total.

      Over 30km of trail is available for riding at Arapuke. Trails are mainly a mixture of grade 3 and grade 4 trails for intermediate to advanced riders, with a couple of grade 5 trails thrown in. There is plenty of smooth flowing trails to reward the 4km climb up Back Track. to get there or you can take a drive up Scott's Rd to the new car park and enjoy the trails at the top.

      You can check the conditions via the webcam near the top of the park, or the weather station.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Shuttleable: YES
      AKA: Kahuterawa (K-Loop)
      Land Status: City Managed
      Scotts Road Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      End of Kahuterawa Road, or Scotts Road
      Links
      Region Details
      • 8
      • 5
      • 13
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Nov 18, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      41
      Trails Mountain Bike
      41
      Trails E-Bike
      27
      Trails Hike
      10
      Trails Trail Running
      10
      Total Distance
      24 miles
      Total Descent
      7,780 ft
      Total Vertical
      942 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,421 ft
      Reports
      144
      Photos
      92
      Ridden Counter
      11,245

      Photos of Arapuke Forest Mountain Bike

      trail: Mr Twister
      28 |
      May 20, 2020 @ 1:39am
      May 20, 2020
      trail: Mr Twister
      22 |
      May 20, 2020 @ 1:39am
      May 20, 2020
      trail: Foo Fighter
      10 |
      May 17, 2020 @ 8:53pm
      May 17, 2020
      trail: Foo Fighter
      14 |
      May 17, 2020 @ 8:53pm
      May 17, 2020

      Videos of Arapuke Forest Mountain Bike

      Arapuke crash - NZL
      31 | Nov 24, 2020
      K Loop Mr Twister
      trail: Mr Twister
      13:16 | 131 | Jun 4, 2020
      Home MTB Downhill with Braking Telemetry on...
      3:57 | 159 | May 22, 2019
      Third Run with Brake Power Meter
      1:45 | 73 | May 5, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2502191SebaP4W3vriddentrailBack Track and 12 more
      Nov 26, 2020 @ 8:42pm
      2 days
      user #2492719chris240phaddvideoArapuke crash - NZL
      Nov 24, 2020 @ 1:42pm
      Nov 24, 2020
      user #1142354graeme-mtbaddreportKahuterawa Road and 9 more
      Nov 18, 2020 @ 10:05pm
      Nov 18, 2020
      user #1794652NZziggiaddreportArapuke Rd Link and 9 more
      Nov 18, 2020 @ 8:56pm
      Nov 18, 2020
      user #1459295PabloHurfordriddentrailChewbacca and 9 more
      Nov 12, 2020 @ 3:31am
      Nov 12, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1944404JojoesreportBack TrackOur introduction to Arapuke. Enjoyable steady...
      Oct 30, 2020 @ 4:08pm
      Oct 30, 2020
      user #2271933ragingmongoosereportIcebreaker LinkStill a bit wet and a few ruts developing near...
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 5:36pm
      Aug 1, 2020
      user #2249509ktfloodreportMr TwisterSuper slippery but still a good time.
      Jun 28, 2020 @ 10:12pm
      Jun 28, 2020
      user #1755570BertsbiketrailNewOldSkoolBest trail on the hill
      Nov 6, 2019 @ 11:08pm
      Nov 6, 2019
      user #1211791ZacscotttrailChewbaccaFreaking awesome new track. Track takes from...
      Apr 19, 2019 @ 3:10pm
      Apr 19, 2019

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      namedistance
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